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Photo Gallery: ArtsFest 2018

On Saturday, June 16 LEUR Magazine hosted our second-annual queer arts festival during the Baton Rouge Pride Festival held at the Raising Canes River Center. Arts Fest celebrates local queer artists and makers and allows them to showcase their work to the pride festival attendees.

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Charles Champagne
To Be Soft

A few days before these pictures were taken I was inspired by a line from Rupi Kaur, "to be soft, is to be powerful". This shoot, I believe, embodies this line. I aimed to capture the power alongside the softness of each person. Between the incredible bathtub, the swirls of flowers, and the ethereal milk, every photo felt like it was straight out of a dream.
 

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Charles Champagne
Shady Ladies

Shady Ladies is the product of a collaborative performance between the models and photographer Holly McGraw. During the shoots, they adopt the identity of outlaws. The result emulates both perpetrator and victim ...

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Charles Champagne
Queerbomb Austin

Queerbomb is Austin’s alternative pride. It is a community run organization that was founded in June of 2010. Queerbomb celebrates the communities unique and collective pride. It is a free event that includes guest speakers, artists, vendors, a procession through the streets of downtown Austin, and a dance party. Queerbomb encourages and celebrates unabashed pride.

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Drag Ball Apocalypse 2017

Local graduate student-run literary journal, The New Delta Review, with collaborations and support by Delta Mouth, the literary festival coordinated by creative writing MFA students, came together to present Drag Ball Apocalypse 2017 held at Spanish Moon in Baton Rouge.

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Unrestrained

Unrestrained” investigates masculine identity and vulnerability in young males. Exploring the opposite of a traditional man. This body of work, while specifically depicting males, is about going against what is established by society and getting rid of the gender stereotypes, making your own rules, and defining yourself without using social references that fail to define us.  My works want to see a world that is not limited, but is a place for spontaneous expression for individuals.

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RuPaul's DragCon NYC 2017

 

The world’s largest drag convention welcomed a sold out crowd during its first trip to New York City,  featuring talent from “RuPaul’s Drag Race” and celebrities from film, TV, Broadway, fashion, and social media across two days of panels, performances and more 

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Drag, CultureCharles Champagne